Doctors claim major complications from devices such as Implanon and Mirena affect fewer than one in 1,000 women, despite reports of severe side-effects like uterus perforations.
Australians should be “saddened, angry and flabbergasted” that Indigenous patients are up to 10 times less likely to be added to the kidney donation waitlist than non-Indigenous patients, a leading renal specialist says.
Rugby Australia will run a national women’s competition next year, with the five-team Super W 15-a-side competition getting underway in March.
Turns out most Australians don’t fancy spending a holiday giving birth to a baby, but they certainly seem to like spending the holidays making them, according to new figures from the ABS.
Researchers asked 160 women to rate the attractiveness of headless male torsos and every single woman chose the stronger men over the weak
Some women may claim that chiselled abs and giant biceps are not what they are seeking in a man. But a scientific study suggests that if your female partner tells you this, she is probably just being kind.
The study, on the subject of male bodily attractiveness, has found that the most Herculean bodies were universally the most appealing, according to the 160 women doing the rating.
The High Court puts on hold the selection of the replacements for Jacqui Lambie and Stephen Parry until the eligibility of the next Senate candidate on the Jacqui Lambie Network ticket is settled.
Award-winning Australian author on the inspiration for The Passage of Love and the challenges of autobiographical fiction
We are in a golden age of autofiction – that is, memoir written in the style of a novel – with powerful recent works in the genre by writers such as Karl Ove Knausgaard, Rachel Cusk, Sheila Heti and Helen Garner. Now, two-time Miles Franklin award-winner Alex Miller has turned his talents to the genre.
Miller, aged 80, appears via Skype from his home in Castlemaine, in regional Victoria, to discuss his latest book, The Passage of Love. With his first novel published in 1988, Miller’s a veteran of the publicity circuit but he can become quite sharp when he doesn’t like a question or observation – and The Passage of Love sits close to the bone.
If Peter Handscomb makes way for all-rounder Mitch Marsh for the WACA Test starting tomorrow, he will be left with few opportunities to prove himself worthy of a recall, with the Sheffield Shield competition in its mid-season break.
Women working in the Australian music industry are speaking out about their own experiences of sexual harassment in the #MeNoMore campaign.
The Reserve Bank governor says Bitcoin “feels like a speculative mania” and talks down the near-term prospect of the RBA issuing its own electronic currency.